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  1. skribs replied to the thread Martial arts sayings or proverbs.

    Here are a few I've heard from my guitar instructor, that I've used in martial arts: I'm not impressed by speed, I'm impressed by...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 10:04 PM
  2. skribs liked gpseymour's post in the thread Martial arts sayings or proverbs.

    A personal favorite of mine (because I needed it more than most): "More isn't better. Better is better."

    Aug 18, 2019 at 10:01 PM
  3. skribs replied to the thread Opening an actual school..

    If you want to make a small fortune teaching martial arts, start with a large fortune and open a school. (I cannot take credit for this,...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 10:00 PM
  4. skribs liked kempodisciple's post in the thread What are the reasons for time-in-grade?.

    You mean an answer a teenager will accept? If so, same answer. If he doesn't accept it, sucks for him.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 9:58 PM
  5. skribs rated kempodisciple's post Agree in the thread What are the reasons for time-in-grade?.

    I'm a supporter of spending as much time at each rank as you can. The longer you spend at a rank, the more time you spend studying the...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 9:50 PM
  6. skribs replied to the thread What are the reasons for time-in-grade?.

    Now give me that answer as if I'm a teenager.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 9:50 PM
  7. skribs posted a new thread.

    What are the reasons for time-in-grade?

    Point of clarification: I'm not arguing against time-in-grade. I'm just doing a sort of reverse devil's advocate. I'm asking the...

    Forum: General Martial Arts Talk

    Aug 18, 2019 at 9:40 PM
  8. skribs rated hoshin1600's post Funny in the thread Caption you art(s).

    [IMG] Uechi Ryu Sticks and stones wont break my bones, Its only names that will hurt me.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 8:21 PM
  9. skribs rated Kung Fu Wang's post Funny in the thread Caption you art(s).

    BJJ - You can't take me down if I'm already on the ground.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 8:21 PM
  10. skribs rated dunc's post Funny in the thread Caption you art(s).

    BJJ - no eye contact

    Aug 18, 2019 at 8:21 PM
  11. skribs liked gpseymour's post in the thread Just created a new sandwich.

    Seeing no martial application for the sandwich, I've moved the thread to the Locker Room Bar & Grill area.

    Aug 18, 2019 at 8:21 PM
  12. skribs liked kempodisciple's post in the thread Skip Dan Test.

    Sadly this seems to be at least somewhat common. And the worst part of it is, there's nothing kukkiwon (or any other organization) can...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 9:58 PM
  13. skribs replied to the thread Skip Dan Test.

    And because they paid cash, there's no proof they even paid when they want to report the guy for fraud.

    Aug 16, 2019 at 9:58 PM
  14. skribs replied to the thread Skip Dan Test.

    We've had students at my school who were supposed to test for black belt at their old school, paid cash, and then the instructor skipped...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 6:35 PM
  15. skribs rated kempodisciple's post Agree in the thread Skip Dan Test.

    The third one in that list: you earned the rank, but for whatever reason (clerical error, deceit/greed, or laziness) your instructor...

    Aug 16, 2019 at 6:34 PM